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Beck's Dark - Brauerei Beck & Co.

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BA SCORE
70
okay

625 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 625
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 18.21%
Wants: 4
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-07-2001)
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -0.7%

02-24-2014 20:17:45 | More by Inglewood
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DOCRW

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-23-2014 20:36:50 | More by DOCRW
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skydogpenn

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-23-2014 17:05:27 | More by skydogpenn
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tfsimpkins

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-06-2014 19:07:57 | More by tfsimpkins
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LuckyJohn

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

02-03-2014 06:08:34 | More by LuckyJohn
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andypeters

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +49%

02-01-2014 03:10:48 | More by andypeters
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-31-2014 23:07:25 | More by cbcrunch
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notabeersissy

Illinois

1/5  rDev -66.9%

Hi all,
Have been a long time Euro beer (mostly German) drinker since the late 60's, I know these days and even back then Beck's was never at the high end of the beer list, but it has always been good choice when nothing else was around or you were lucky enough to find a fresh barrel on tap.

Well a few weeks ago I was at one of the chain liquor stores that happen have Becks reg and dark on sale, so I picked up a few cases of the dark. Then I remembered something about Bud buying out Becks or bottling it for them here.

Now for the important part, I had a bottle of Becks dark and it was pure "PANTHER PISS" the old familiar prune-ish taste was gone. I really do not drink Bud but if I did I would imagine a can of that w/ some liquid smoke poured in. I bought a few cases of this so I figured it may or been a bad bottle or two but tried another and had a few friends over and had them try it. I really do not want to post what as said about the product.

So I guess another brewer went the way of the past selling out there heritage or perhaps just had to get out of the business as they could not keep up w/ all the new crud on the market.

To the board, sorry I'm not well versed enough on posting the characteristics , just called it as I saw it.

Shame on PUD !

01-24-2014 13:37:33 | More by notabeersissy
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-24-2014 01:20:52 | More by kvgomps
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anteater

Oregon

3/5  rDev -0.7%

01-23-2014 20:55:19 | More by anteater
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moochmonster

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

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Shafaegalo

Texas

3/5  rDev -0.7%

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soupieman

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

01-10-2014 01:20:38 | More by soupieman
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -0.7%

01-09-2014 00:25:24 | More by Wetenkamp
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3/5  rDev -0.7%

01-08-2014 02:12:52 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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sneezye

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

01-06-2014 17:49:52 | More by sneezye
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mpenske

California

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-05-2014 16:03:38 | More by mpenske
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coz

Illinois

3/5  rDev -0.7%

12-31-2013 01:11:19 | More by coz
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Brinks

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

12-27-2013 20:24:30 | More by Brinks
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

2.7/5  rDev -10.6%

12oz. bottle poured into a pint glass ~ had this review written for ages, just never transferred it to here.

A: Not quite opaque dark brown with a light tan head that quickly diminishes to nothing, but leaves respectable lacing. Some mahogany hues shine though with the sunlight.

S: Lots of bready malts, and not much else. A little bit of toasted malt maybe? Mostly clean here... Moving on.

T: Some weird tasting toasted malts... Not a whole lot of hop flavor; it just provides a weak touch of bitterness in the finish. It's not offensive, but there's really not much to talk about here.

M: Really light-bodied and thin with a bit of slickness that finishes a lot like a fountain soda. There's not much here to keep your palate wanting more.

O: I guess Beck's Dark isn't as offensive as it gets, but it's definitely not as good as it could be. There's definitely some good qualities to this brew, but not enough to outweigh the bad qualities. I wouldn't call it offensive, but it's definitely something to stay away from if there's other options.

12-17-2013 04:22:20 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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AngusOg

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

12-10-2013 17:58:25 | More by AngusOg
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BrewClint

Illinois

3/5  rDev -0.7%

12-05-2013 14:48:58 | More by BrewClint
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

12-05-2013 02:07:23 | More by BillRoth
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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

11-25-2013 01:31:58 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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JaysUncle

Arkansas

1.5/5  rDev -50.3%

11-22-2013 03:53:22 | More by JaysUncle
Beck's Dark from Brauerei Beck & Co.
70 out of 100 based on 625 ratings.